Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

American Music--Music in the United States: A Guide to Research and Resources: Introduction & Contents

This subject guide under construction from May 2021-

About This Guide

This guide presents basic and specialized resources for conducting research on American music—all the styles, genres, cultures, creators and social aspects of music that have flourished in the United States from the 1600s to the present. This guide covers all formats of music research and performance: books, essay collections, articles in scholarly journals and the popular press, scores, sound recordings, video, electronic resources, and key websites. The guide also provides some tips for searching.

Music Librarian

Profile Photo
Darwin Scott
Arthur Mendel Music Library
The Woolworth Center of Musical Studies
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544-1007
609 258-4251